Engineer/Defence Projects mandatory Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at SNC-Lavalin

Title: Engineer/Defence Projects mandatory

Company: SNC-Lavalin

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Management

Position:  Resident Engineer (Defence Projects experience mandatory)
Job Description

Atkins have formed a regional Defence business with the purpose of maximising upon the potential for growth in the Middle East. Atkins is particularly well placed to provide facilities and infrastructure services drawing upon its US and UK specialist experience and skills, and has started to grow a core resident team in Middle East which will have sufficient skills to respond to the opportunities arising in the region.

An essential component of this core team are professionals with previous experience in military facilities projects such as buildings, camps, airbases, infrastructure and ports, and will be familiar with military operations and specifications.

Owning to the expansion of our defence and energy business we have exciting opportunities for project management professionals to join our fast-growing team in the UAE. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in some of the most complex and challenging projects in the UAE today.

Construction/Civil related degree

Military/ Defense experience preferably on US facilities

Minimum 15 years related experience

Good command of English (written and verbal)
Manage the supervision of the works designed by Atkins to ensure compliance with the contract documents

Liaise with the project supervision team, coordinate and resolve any issues of concern.

Liaise with sub-consultants directly appointed by Atkins and manage the supervision of works designed by them.

Review prior to issue to the contractor all project related correspondence, submittals, instructions, technical query and establish lines of communication.

Review contractor’s quality systems, procedures and monitor implementation across the project site.

Review contractor’s safety systems, procedures and monitor implementation across the project site.

Establish the site organization and lines of authority

Be responsible for the conduct of the entire project.

Take overall responsibility for all technical, contractual and financial matters relating to the delivery of the consultant’s supervision duties

Establish standards and procedures in conformity with client requirements

Liaise daily with the Project management team

Manage the supervision team and monitor and supervise their performance and attendance

Liaise with the Contractor

Attend and chair meetings

Prepare reports

Monitor progress of the works against the contractor’s latest approved programme.

Check and sign all correspondence

Sign off the contractor’s interim payments following review by the SQSIdentify and initiate recruitment of site staff through standard process

Implement financial controls on the construction element of project

Identify training needs and provide or recommend external training

Set and maintain under review Company performance expectations

Maintain reasonable discipline, resolve poor performance issues

Provide pastoral care and encourage staff to develop their full potential

Identify and manage project construction risks

Advise the Project Manager on delays, cost and cost forecasts and progress

Ensure quality of supervision and of work completed by Contractor

Ensure implementation and maintenance of good records and documentation

Ensure preparation of quality, safety and environmental plans/procedures and that they are met.

Co-ordinate backup support from Head Office staff and technical co-ordination with disc…


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